Mass adoption of augmented reality (AR) has been limited thus far. That’s about to change, and the enterprise may lead, according to Gartner Research, which says IT teams should prepare to support immersive, data-intensive media experiences.
An in-depth look at the latest trends impacting the world of data centers and cloud computing.
The subsea cable world is being disrupted by hyperscale cloud players, who are investing to reroute traditional undersea lanes to bring data traffic ashore near their giant data center campuses.
The growth of machine-to-machine (M2M) data is projected to escalate rapidly in the next five years. Edge computing can play an important role in data ingest, accepting data from devices and creating a richer two-way flow of information across the network.
An unprecedented data center building boom in Northern Virginia offers early lessons on how the Internet knits itself into the fabric of modern life, and how data centers impact the life of a community.
Several data center startups view edge computing as part of a fundamental shift in Internet architecture, moving network interconnection points from the core of the Internet to its outer perimeter.
Northern Virginia is the focal point for the explosive growth of cloud computing, which has made it the world’s largest data center market. It is currently undergoing an extraordinary data center building boom, the likes of which the industry has never seen. A new Data Center Frontier series explores why the market is so hot.
As developers build more vertical data centers, will “watts per acre” become the hot new metric? The 7×24 Exchange conference featured a detailed analysis of the economics of multi-story data centers.
Can voice assistants play a role in the data center? Bill Kleyman argues that they can, and says data center managers are intrigued about the possibilities for voice technology.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says the company’s underwater data center, known as Project Natick, could play a key role in Microsoft’s future infrastructure.
Aligned Energy’s focus on intelligent infrastructure is gaining traction with customers, particularly those with high-density IT workloads. With a new financial partner, Aligned is expanding and looking for new growth opportunities.